Word of the Day: Gainsay

gainsay [geyn-sey, geyn-sey] verb 1. to deny, dispute, or contradict. 2. to speak or act against; oppose.   “I did not have sexual relations with that woman.” – Bill Clinton   Bill gainsaid his relationship with Miss…

Word of the Day: Illuminati

il·lu·mi·na·ti [ih-loo-muh-nah-tee, -ney-tahy] noun 1. persons possessing, or claiming to possess, superior enlightenment. 2. The Illuminati (plural of Latin illuminatus, “enlightened”) is a name given to several groups, both historical and modern, and…

Word of the Day: Cacophony

ca·coph·o·ny [kuh-kof-uh-nee] –noun 1. harsh discordance of sound; dissonance: a cacophony of hoots, cackles, and wails. 2. a discordant and meaningless mixture of sounds: the cacophony produced by city traffic at midday. 3. Music . frequent use of discords of a harshness andrelationship difficult to understand.